Assist in the design and development of OHS participative arrangements

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBOHS503B, 'Assist in the design and development of OHS participative arrangements'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify the need for OHS participative arrangements

1.1. Review OHS legislation to identify legal requirements for participative arrangements

1.2. Identify factors that may impact on the design of participative arrangements

1.3. Review organisational policies and procedures to identify requirements and opportunities for OHS consultation and communication

1.4. Review effectiveness of existing workplace arrangements, in consultation with stakeholders, for OHS consultation and communication

1.5. Define information and consultation requirements, in consultation with stakeholders and key personnel, for specific roles and groups

2. Assist in the design of participative arrangements

2.1. Design processes, in consultation with stakeholders, for providing required OHS information and data

2.2. Design processes, in consultation with stakeholders, to enable individuals and groups to be consulted regarding workplace OHS issues and to have input into OHS decision making

2.3. Identify and document training needs to enable effective participation

2.4. Review recommendations for participative arrangements, in consultation with stakeholders, to ensure they meet legislative requirements and are realistic, practical and acceptable in the workplace

3. Assist in developing participative arrangements

3.1. Develop policies and procedures for participative arrangements

3.2. Identify key personnel in the introduction and maintenance of participative arrangements

3.3. Develop strategies for the delivery of training

3.4. Identify and document resources necessary to introduce and maintain participative arrangements

4. Support the implementation of participative arrangements

4.1. Determine priorities for action in consultation with stakeholders

4.2. Develop action plans with allocated responsibilities and time lines

4.3. Provide advice and support to key personnel

4.4. Monitor implementation, in consultation with stakeholders, to ensure that participatory arrangements are effective in providing information and data to all groups and that they provide opportunity for participation in OHS decision making

4.5. Make recommendations for adjustments to the implementation as required

5. Evaluate the design and development of participative arrangements

5.1. Design the evaluation protocol in consultation with stakeholders

5.2. Develop a plan for collecting information and data

5.3. Analyse and evaluate information and data

5.4. Make recommendations for improvement in the participatory arrangements as a result of the evaluation findings

5.5. Provide a report to stakeholders and key personnel on the outcomes of the evaluation, and recommendations for further development and improvement

5.6. Seek feedback from stakeholders and develop an action plan for ongoing improvements

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBOHS503B appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB51307 - Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety
  • FDF50210 - Diploma of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • FDF50110 - Diploma of Food Processing
  • SIR50107 - Diploma of Retail Management
  • SIR50112 - Diploma of Retail Management